Preheat the oven to 170 degrees and apply butter in a baking tray.

Dissolve the baking soda in the orange juice.

Beat the oil and the sugar with a mixer for a while and then add the juice, the zests of orange and lemon, the cognac, the pekmez and the baking soda.

Lower the mixing speed and add clove, cinnamon and little by little the flour and the baking powder.

When all ingredients are well dispersed, pour the mixture into the tray and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Bake for 35΄- 40΄. Let cool and cut into pieces.


2 teaspoons baking powder 

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon clove

1 cup orange juice

Zest from 1 orange and 1 lemon

3.5 cups self-rising flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup seed oil

3/4 cup pekmez

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup cognac

2 tablespoons sesame seeds